12 min ago
Washington Post: NSA Records Locations Of Cell Phones Worldwide
Could the government be tracking your every move? A shocking new report by the Washington Post reveals the NSA is recording the locations of cell phones around the world - gathering nearly five billion records a day! NSA officials say they are not purposefully tracking Americans in the US but some experts believe it's a serious violation of ... (more)
4 hrs ago
Marine Corps Times
Ryan, Murray Near Deal To Raise Spending Caps, Reduce Sequestration Impact
A US House-Senate budget committee is close to finalizing a plan on federal spending for the next two years that would provide the Pentagon and other federal agencies some relief from automatic spending cuts known as sequestration.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The number of cellphones the NSA is tracking per day will probably shock you
In this Thursday, June 6, 2013, file photo, a sign stands outside the National Security Administration campus in Fort Meade, Md.
AG Coakley asks court to end new fishing cuts
Overreaching quotas in New England's fisheries ought to be removed immediately, Attorney General Martha Coakley argued in a federal court motion filed today in Boston.
The Washington Post
GOP bill would cut fed-retiree benefits to spare Defense
Republican lawmakers on Tuesday proposed a bill that would require federal workers to pay more toward their retiree benefits in order to soften sequestration's blow to the Defense Department over the next two years.
Hill panel: Women 'born networkers'
Women in Congress are working together in a bipartisan fashion to end the Washington gridlock, a panel of female members discussed Wednesday morning.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
In Washington, It's Walesa-Mania
Washingtonians and Polandphiles will get not one but at least two chances to see the new film "Walesa, Man of Hope," the story of how Lech Walesa went from working-class hero to chairman of the National Committee of Solidarity to Nobel laureate to president of a democratic Poland.
The Daily Times
Crisfield's big day
The city Monday dedicated a brand new City Dock severely damaged a year ago by Hurricane Sandy, and the day couldn't have been more perfect.
Budget panel blows first deadline
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Sat Nov 30, 2013
James R. Carroll | Deadlines will end quiet time [Online Extra]
Yes, there has been quite a lot of furor over the stumbling start of the Affordable Care Act.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Virgin Islands Daily News
DeJongh joins group of 13 other governors to urge Congress to...
Gov. John deJongh Jr. has joined a group of governors in signing a letter addressed to the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee urging the committee to maintain funding levels for a federal program that helps people with low incomes pay their utility bills, according to a Government House release.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
State of Maryland, NASA Begin New Technology Transfer Partnership
The state of Maryland and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., have embarked on a new partnership effort, the main goal of which is to attract high technology companies to Maryland, which in turn will enable both future missions of NASA and the economic future of Maryland.
Maryland Foodways- 130 years in 13 dishes
I don't know about you but I love a good back story. My favorite cookbooks are those that have a story to tell behind the recipe.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Md., NASA signing deal on tech transfer
U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski's office says Monday's signing of a memorandum of understanding at the Goddard Space Flight Center will enable future NASA missions and help ensure Maryland's economic future.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
NASA, State Of Maryland To Sign MOU On New Tech Transfer Effort
On Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, representatives from the State of Maryland and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center will sign an agreement to pave the way in attracting high tech companies to Maryland that will be key in enabling both future missions of NASA and the economic future of Maryland.
The Washington Post
New federal criteria eliminates Prince William, Loudoun from new FBI headquarters search
The chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors Corey A. Stewart blasted a recent decision by the federal government that would effectively eliminate Prince William and Loudoun counties from contention for the new FBI headquarters.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
American Institute of Physics
No Apparent Progress on Budget Stalemate
"If a timely agreement is not reached, the likely alternatives could have extremely damaging repercussions" warns a November 18 letter about the need to reach a deal on overall federal budget numbers for this and the next fiscal year.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Senators want to use Defense bill to force NSA disclosures
Three Democratic senators are pushing an amendment to the Defense authorization bill that would require more disclosures about the National Security Agency's surveillance programs.
FERC closes book on LNG facility at Sparrows Point
On Nov. 8, the end of the LNG proposal became official as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a final order vacating its previous approval of the project.
CMS sees direct-plan progress
Obama administration tech officials announced Tuesday that consumers can now enroll directly with insurers and avoid HealthCare.gov altogether, and their Obamacare subsidies will go with them.